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MSNBC
May 3, 2013 7:00am PDT
. >> president obama was in mexico city, but he talked about this gun battle. in fact, he kind of interrupted a question that was aimed at his counterpart in mexico. here's what president obama had to say. >> the last time we had major gun legislation, it took six, seven, eight tries. things happen somewhat slowly in washington. but this is just the first round. >> i want to bring in msnbc contributor dave weigel who was at that mccain town hall in tucson. dave, he was asked about the future of background checks, but i wonder, was john mccain a little less clear about where this goes next than the president was? >> he meandered a little bit. he was asked once if he would sit down with jeff blake and convince him, the arizona senator, he said he would take the advice. he didn't say he would convince him. he just said he'd think about it. he said there's a 50/50 chance of a version of the gun bill coming up. you find a lot of gun activists, a lot of them recent gun activists. i talked to people at the town hall who were shot up to three times by jared loughner in tucson. you talk to them, they
Current
Apr 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
be trusted. i'm out there. i will talk obama for mdaa. i will talk obama for the patriot act for the visa courts and going after whistle belowers, for putting bradley manning in jail forever possibly possibly. so the he is peen espionage act has been used by president obama more. the last seven presidents combined used it less. >> i don't find it liberal but mainstream. but the robin hood tax of less than 1% on each transaction. >> half a percent would raise $180 billion minimum on wall street transactions. we would get the biggest share that have money would come to new york because it comes from new york. so we would have a federal law guys like the goldman sachs crew can't go to california. in europe they're going to pass it any day now. we could raise money and underwrite what goes on in this city. we have tons of people who are unemployed. 60% of black youth unemployed. >> john: it seems like a very mild form of austerity for those who could afford austerity. you said something bringing people from occupy wall street to a credico administration. what do you have in mind? >> i would u
MSNBC
May 3, 2013 9:00am PDT
obama talks to students in mexico city about immigration reform. and the illegal guns from the u.s. wreaking havoc on their side of the border. >> i will continue to do everything in my power to pass common-sense reforms that keep guns out of the hands of criminals and dangerous people, that can save lives here in mexico and back home in the united states. it's the right thing to do. >>> this is the nra kicks off its annual convention in texas with a pledge to keep fighting background checks. >> one. things we don't do is we don't mistake battles for wars. it was a victory in a battle. but the war continues. this is in essence, a family gathering for believers in the second amendment. >> and vice president joe biden joining secretary of state john kerry at the state department to pay tribute to diplomats killed in the line of duty. >> i wish we didn't need a wall like this. i wish i could tell all of you and all of you brilliant young state department personnel up there, i wish i could tell you we're not going to add any more names. kay christopher
MSNBC
May 4, 2013 11:00am PDT
tur on the ground for us in boston. >>> president obama talked about immigration reform during his weekly address from the road. >> this bill is a compromise, which means nobody got everything they wanted, including me but largely consistent with the principles i have laid out from the beginning. these are all common sense steps that the majority of americans support. so there's no reason immigration reform can't become reality this year. >>> back in the united states, the nra is holding its annual convention this weekend in houston. executive director chris cox had some harsh words for gun advocates, like president obama, and new york city mayor michael bloomberg, who cox says exploits victims of tragedy like those in newtown and aurora. >> while we pray for god to comfort those suffering unimaginable pain, they rush to microphones and cameras, gather in war rooms on capitol hill, and scheme about how to use that suffering to push their political agenda. >>> and ever since democratic seine is tore tom harkin announced that he would not seek re-election in iowa next year, many turn
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2013 2:00pm EDT
the biggest names in politics and hollywood. the featured speakers, president obama and talk show host conan o'brien. we'll have it live for you starting with the red carpet arrivals. we'll also show you some of the ctivities going around the district today. we're going to look at some of the speechers from past correspondence dinners. we'll start with 1993, that was the first year that c-span broadcasted the event, the speaker was elayne booler. >> thank you, thank you, mr. mrs. clinton. thank you for coming. i'm so grateful to have opportunity to entertain you since you have entertained me on c-span so many times. i love c-span. it is like lawmakers in their natural habitat. it is like wild kingdom but with congressman. now a debate on wheat. [laughter] trying to get my cards -- i never work with cards. this is incredible to be here. i was raised in brooklyn, new york in a lower class -- thank you. a predominantly jewish family and this room is slightly less ornate than may parents' dining room. i went to the beauty shop and got my hair trimmed and i went to the barber and had my legs shaved
CNN
Apr 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
to take you back to the white house correspondents' dinner where president barack obama is talking about his offensive in washington. >> i am not giving up. in fact, i'm taking my charm offense on the road. a texas barbecue with ted cruz. kentucky blue grass concert with rand paul. and a book burning with michele bachmann. my charm offense has helped me learn a few things in congress. it turns out, absolutely nothing. but the point of my charm offensive is simple. we need to make progress on simple issues. take the sequester. republicans fell in love with this thing and now they can't stop talking about how much they hate it. it's like we're trapped in a taylor swift album. one senator who has reached across the aisle recently is marco rubio. but i don't know about 2016. i mean, the dguy has not even finished a single term in the senate and he thinks he's ready to be president. kids these days. i, on the other hand, have run my last campaign. on thursday, as ed mentioned, i went to the opening of the bush presidential library in dallas. it was a wonderful event and that inspired me to ge
MSNBC
May 3, 2013 2:00am PDT
on "first look", president obama is in mexico talking syria. the first woman ever on the fbi's list of most wanted terrorists. so much for spring. parts of minnesota, wisconsin and wyoming are digging their way out of up to 15 inches of snow. >>> plus the boston marathon bombers originally targeted the 4th of july. and a warning to all drivers. be careful when approaching the pay tolls. >>> good morning. hundreds of residents are being ordered out of their homes in southern california as a raging wildfire continues to burn more than 8,000 acres. red flag conditions have crews working overtime trying to contain a series of blazes on multiple fronts. stephanie stanton has the latest. >> reporter: officials are calling it the perfect storm for wildfires burning in southern california. dangerous santa ana winds and record temperatures fan flames just north of los angeles. fire destroyed homes, vehicles and anything in its path, including this agricultural complex. a smoke advisory was issued due to concerns of chemicals in the air. the blaze broke out early thursday morning. wind gusts up to 70
MSNBC
May 3, 2013 10:00am PDT
chemical weapons more than four times against the civilians. >> president obama has talked about red lines. >> yes. >> do you think bashar al assad has crossed a red line? >> not just for one time. many, many times he crossed the red line. >> what do you hope the united states does? >> i like them to help us to have no-fly zone for the whole country. >> nbc news chief foreign correspondent, richard engel joins me from turkey. richard, interesting interview. i've seen reporting on both sides that there wasn't proper custody control over some of the evidence as it was brought across the borders. that some samples were left in someone's car trunk for a number of days. are you persuaded about the evidence? or is it too early to tell what the allied intelligence services really believe is the case? >> i think it's very early to tell and i think it's probably impossible to assume that the rebels are going to treat materials and some sort of scientific or sanitary way. to give you an example, they believe that there was a chemical attack a few days ago in a town of sarakeb. at the same time of wh
FOX News
May 3, 2013 5:00pm PDT
office at the presidential level and other office undergone excruciating scrutiny. look at what obama went through. they talked about his momma, his birthplace, his pastor and religion. wreligion. nobody else asked for their transcript -- >> laura: we haven't seen. we haven't seen his crypt. >> nobody else for anybody else's? >> have they been withheld -- >> no one asked for them. >> laura: you think -- >> why would you ask for it? other than him being african-american and the implication for affirm tv action -- >> laura: wait. i don't want to get hung up on that. but you are saying that the reason people want to know his grades in college and law school is because he is black? >> i'm saying -- >> laura: really? >> no white candidate has been asked that? >> laura: because i believe people release their transcripts and for the most part you know what the gpa is. i don't think it's the reason they're asking for that. i don't know what the big deal is release the transcript. let's move on to what justice thomas said. you speak all the time and talk to a lot of people. do you disagree tha
MSNBC
May 2, 2013 6:00am PDT
" today. do we have the graphic. in the areas he does control, obama has to talk less about hurdles he faces and more forcefully about what he's going to get. where does he go now? where can he move on this stuff? >> think it's hard for him to move. i love e.j. he's a genuine friend not one of those people you say is your friend. he's a rell frieal friend. i agree with him all the time. we're beating on this president when you have to go back to that pat toomey quote go guns that shows liberal fantasies about how the president has to get back in the game, be tougher, make better deals, it is not going to work. he's really got people who are determined to see him fail. i do agree with the tone, however. the tone of late has been little wi whinier than we would like to hear. in terms of what he can do, it's hard. >> there seems to be this sort of mindset from him, you said whining but this sort of i'm done with it. you see the way the people treat me. what am i supposed to do? that's not good for democrats to have that opinion in 2013. >> this is always been something of his approach. he
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2013 7:00pm PDT
, independent, tough business woman. if you notice one last point, i push back on the obama budget, so let's talk about independent reach across the aisles and being reasonable. i told you no one tells me what to do. i am an independent business woman and i will reach across the aisles. [ applause ] >> dick, i thought she might reach across the debate stage and knock one on sanford's chin there. she was not pulling any punches, not tying herself to nancy pelosi. elizabeth colbert busch was channeling the fighting spirit of nancy pelosi. what did you make of that? >> i think it is fascinating to me. mark sanford, i counted, mentioned nancy pelosi's name 16 times tonight. he's clearly obsessed with the wrong woman, again. this guy is just amazing because he thinks the public is so stupid, they don't understand. he wants to talk about nancy pelosi, he wants to talk about anything about his record as governor, his record with the argentina trail. huge impact is the deepening of the charleston port, which sanford voted against any federal funding for that when he was in congress before, voted a
CSPAN
May 4, 2013 7:00am EDT
, but he said he was from canada. he was born in canada. they talk about obama being from kenya. he's from canada. he cap the president. -- cannot be president. elizabeth warren seems like she israel honest -- real honest. bernie sanders, for instance -- you've got a few in washington that really care about the people, in my opinion. pick the ones, in my opinion, that will push the corporate agenda. the people will be left out in the cold what we have been for the past years. it is all about profits in this country. it is no longer about the people. host: rusty from kentucky putting his pitch in for elizabeth warren and bernie sanders as well. del fromo down to pennsylvania on our democratic line. caller: good morning. i watched senator cruz's speech last night. it was a little confusing. he said his father came to this country in 1957 after being tortured in cuba. guess what? 1957, our allies were running cuba. a man named bautista. right away, you got to be suspicious of the sky. host: talk about your pick for the democratic field. caller: i do not have a pick at this point. it is too so
CNBC
Apr 29, 2013 4:00am EDT
against syria over the use of chemical weapons. is it time for president obama to get tough? we'll talk about that when we come back. lets you talk face-to-face and share whatever's on your screen. blackberry z10 with bbm video. built to keep you moving. see it in action at blackberry.com/z10 >>> use trail ya's government has found itself caught in a new bind. the prime minister has confirmed there will be a 12 billion aussie dollar budget hold this year because of weaker tax revenues pes the high dollar as well as exporting jobs squeezes the profits of exporting firms with lower profits to these companies comes lower company tax going to government. we can't assume that this will change soon. >> as a result, australia is now expected to introduce extensive spending cuts in its coming budget on may the 14th. gillard says the cutbacks won't be so harsh as to stifle growth or hurt the needy. >>> and while top money pouring into asia has helped the region to be an economic growth leader, the imf has seen some risk. boosting credit growth potentially to the point of overheating. the imf is
FOX Business
Apr 28, 2013 2:00am EDT
to a foreign car company >> and track record . obama administration is much worse than any other administration when it comes to this type much -- of folly. there tens much thousands in the pet projects . there are over five hundred convictions of corruption. you talk about bad investments, they are also criminal investmentings. >> morgan look at all of the bad investmentings. solyndra is the grand daddy. there is abound, a, 1, 2, 3 systems and everygreen. it goes on and on. >> it is making harder for me to defend them but i will take a swing. with all . green investing that is happening with the government, less than in green start up us. one of tholce places is energy efficient technology and affordable and subsidized housing. we are seeing it with federal tax cuts and natural gas that is now on the table finally for proposal. i think there are areas where government should be involve would. >> steve, it is when the government gets involved particularly with fiscer by the way. there were plans to roll things out slowly. the government was worried about the bad press on solyndra and pushing th
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2013 8:00am PDT
with a new sugment preparing today call the agenda. we're goin to talking to a panel of progressive -- we're minutes away from president obama giving remarks at the 150 anniversary of the national academy of science and this comes as we're learning about a new push from house republicans that would require the national science administration to justify every grant handed out. today's panel, blake houn shell, editor of foreign policy magazine and timothy, what we can do about it. amanda i want to start with you. as we look at the fact that the house g.o.p. is looking for an angle to defund science, we know it's something that the president is trying to promote with his science agenda and where science is going, what is the house trying to do by asking for more due diligence on where the money is going. >> well they're saying that they want the projects -- this is being led by the house science committee chairman, lamar smith from texas. we wants to make sure that not only are these projects ground breaking and worthy of federal money they should be help -- what's concerning a lot of democr
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 6:00am EDT
. withart a 12 week series british authors. birmingham, the 1963 race riots. president obama traveled to mexico thursday and met with mexican president and pre-k print -- enrique peÑa nieto. they talked about the economy and security issues. from the national palace in mexico city, this is 15 minutes -- 50 minutes. >> you will hear from the president of the united mexican states, enrique peÑa nieto. ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon everyone. , after thisremost bilateral meeting, i would like to extend the warmest welcome to president barack obama, his team joining him. we would like to welcome all of you with open arms. we hope you feel at home. we appreciate your will to have relation meeting a built on mutual respect, collaboration for the benefit of our people. we cover the areas we have covered during our bilateral meeting, on behalf of the mexican people, i would like -- the regretful ax that happened in your country, in boston that took the lives that took the lives of your citizens in boston. i would like to share with the audience and the members of the media the areas w
CSPAN
May 4, 2013 6:00am EDT
of governorships. and democrats were going on publicly talking republican manent majority." that was 2005. 2006 we lost congress, 2008 elected.ama was 2009 obama care passes. and here we are today. things can change quickly. legacy of jim demint and leaders in the senate fighting, i are believe change will come quic y quickly. particularly, i'm convinced with your help that we are going to u.s. senate in 2014. applause] cell many of you have phones on you? celll ask you to take your phones out and text the word to 33733. growth to 33733. to take the us 2014. back in stand together because we are take the senate back in 2014 and we are going to stand in the senate to fight together liberty.d our to say as ing i want ronald reagan famously said freedom is not passed down in the bloodstream. has to, every generation stand and fight for it to preserve it. that is what we are called on to do tonight. so i want to share with you the words that were written by a native south carolinian william travis. his last letter from the alamo which read has to stand and as follows. ellow citizens i'm besieged b
CSPAN
Apr 28, 2013 6:00am EDT
?s event. [laughter] we also have something else in common, i too recently got in trouble for talking about a public official's good looks. it was when i would not shut up about that stone cold fox, secretary of transportation ray lahood. oh, man. i like the cut of his jib. [laughter] president obama, you had some great jokes. it was a pleasure watching you stand here and do what i do. now it is only fair that i get to do what you do. that is right, ladies and gentlemen, for the next 15 minutes i will be mired in a dysfunctional standoff with congress. this is going to be fun. [laughter] i would like to formally congratulate the president on his reelection. congratulations. [applause] as you all know, he is hard at work reading jobs. since he was first selected, the number of popes has doubled. >> > hter] and the number of tonight show hosts has tripled. congratulations. [laughter] while i'm at it, i would like to congratulate president george w. bush on big dedication of his presidential library. yes, the library has millions of books, articles, and documents and if you go, you can be the
NBC
Apr 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
to come back to the issue of president bush's legacy but the security threats facing president obama as well. i was in dallas covering the dedication of the bush presidential library and i had a chance to catch up with former bri british prime minister tony blair to talk about his thoughts on the middle east, the bush legacy, and some of the big foreign policy tests now facing president obama. you are in this pivot point politically of being so closely associated with president clinton politically, the new labor party, at a time he was refashioning the democratic party. and yet your legacy will forever also be intwined with president bush and his response to the war on terror. it's a very interesting place in political history. >> there was a british prime minister when he was once asked what is the toughest thing about being prime minister he said events, dear boy, events. what happens is something comes of a game-changing nature or world-changing anywnature like and everything changes. i was very closely associated with president clinton and still have a good and strong relationshi
MSNBC
Apr 29, 2013 10:00am PDT
move today by nba center, jason collins. plus and hollywood on the potomac, president obama upstages conan, making fun of the media and himself. >> i understand second term, need a burst of new energy. try some new things and my team and i talked about it. we're willing to try anything, we borrowed one of michelle's tricks -- >> it's a look. good day, i'm "andrea mitchell reports" in washington. investigators are now learning more about discussions between tamerlan tsarnaev and his mother claimed by the russians as some lawmakers aren't ready to close the door on the possibility that the tsarnaev brothers had outside help building their bombs. nbc justice correspondent pete williams is catching up with us on all of this today. pete, first of all, the charge that the russians actually had eavesdropped on the mother and son back in 2011 and didn't share it with the fbi or the c.i.a. when they were asking for u.s. help. that would have made a difference if this did exist and they had shared that information. wouldn't the fbi have taken it a step further? >> two things about that, andrea
MSNBC
May 2, 2013 2:00pm PDT
'm not sure how much president obama can intervene in the battles inside the republican party. what he can do is use executive powers, bully pulpit and veto pen -- >> let's talk about the constitution we all grew up. we're about the same age. i was telling this to our producers today, younger than me, a lot of them. the constitution doesn't guarantee the united states senate represents the american people. it represents the states. if you look at a map of the united states, most of the map physically is republican and conservative. it's rural. it's vast spaces in the south. and especially in the rocky mountain west. >> yep. >> all that space is represented in many cases by republican senators. >> right. >> who are pro gun. >> right. >> when you go to have a vote, 90% of the country wants background checks expanded. the senate goes the other direction. you go, whoa, it could be because the senate is representing land. you're laughing. the people out there in big cities go, what happened to my vote? my vote doesn't count as much as the guy living in utah. senators of new york and california rep
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 8:00pm EDT
were going on television and publicly talked republicanrmanent majority." that was 2005. thousand six milan congress. 2008, barack obama got elected 2006, we lost congress. 2008, barack obama got elected. change will come quickly. , am convinced with your help we will take back the u.s. senate. [applause] many of you have cell phones on you? take your cell phones off -- out. 33733.e word "growth" to "growth" to 33733. the senates to take back in 2014. stand together. we're going to take the senate back and stand in the senate and fight together to defend our liberty. the last thing i want to say is an observation. ronald reagan famously said, freedom is not passed down in the blood. instead every generation has to stand and fight for it and preserve it. that is what we are called upon to do tonight. i will share with you the words that were written by a native south airline in -- carolinan. fellows as follows -- citizens and compatriots, i'm besieged by thousand or more. i have sustained a continual bombardment for 24 hours and have not lost a man. the enemy has demanded a surrender a
CNN
Apr 27, 2013 6:00pm PDT
. louisville against duke. so i talked to him about what's ahead for him as far as basketball goes, but also what is he going to say to president obama, who is a big basketball fan? here's what he told me. >> kevin ware, how are feeling tonight? >> great. it's an honor to be here, honestly. i know it sparked a lot of people. this is definitely a privilege. i appreciate it. >> what everyone wants to know, having watched your horrible injury during the elite eight, they want to know how you're feeling. >> good. i'm putting pressure on my leg already. everything's really ahead of schedule. i'm four weeks in this sunday, and i feel like i'll be fine in six months for sure. i'll be back playing next season like nothing happened, honestly. god mis hpen a he justst a wake. wanted to show me something differently, wanted me to slow down a little bit, and that's all. but um fine. >> i have amazing perspective. and you're here tonight, this is normally the nexus of hollywood and washington. you're sort of bringing the basketball, which i imagine president obama is pretty happy about as a big basketbal
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2013 5:00pm EDT
, speak, and listen. the present shock. everything happens now. they talk about the book "big data" looking how digital information. all the program tonight on booktv on c-span2. president obama held a news conference earlier today at the white house marking the 100th day of the second term in office. he was discussed a group of issues including the use of chemical weapons in syria, the investigation to the boston marathon bombings. here's part of the comments about automatic spending cuts. >> you will recall that, you know, even as repeatedly as my campaign republicans were saying sequester is table. it was a disaster. it's going ruin or military, be disasterrous for the economy. we have to do something about it. then when it was determined that doing something about it might mean that we close tax loophole for the wealthy and well connected, suddenly we'll take the sequester. and the notion was somehow that we had exaggerated the effect of the sequester. remember? the president's crying wolf. he's chicken little. the sequester is no problem. then in rapid succession, suddenly whi
CSPAN
Apr 30, 2013 10:00am EDT
right? obama wrapping up a 45 minute news conference here covering a range of issues. he talked about syria, the boston marathon bombing investigation, his relations with congress on the 100th day of the second term. we are opening up our phone lines. the white house says they are paying attention to the symbolic marker of 100 days, but we are asking how the president is doing in his first 100 days of his second term. we also want to get your reaction to what the president had to say during some of the other questions that came up. the numbers are on your screen. our first call is jimmy from pittsburg, calif., on the democratic line. caller: i'm calling from pittsburg, california. i think the president is doing a good job. i'm on social security. i'm a disabled american. when i go to pick up my medication, i see people in line paying $200-$300 for a prescription. inone time, a person going and they were paying like $90 for their medication. when we talk about this obamacare, i don't understand why the republicans are always dogging obamacare yet it helps people out. sometimes when i h
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 1:00am EDT
university on news coverage after mass casualty events. after that, president obama and mexican president. and defense secretary hagel talks about syria. >> ronald reagan i think massively made mistakes in defense. the defense budget is not just a waste of money in those eight years, but it is what created machineish chain -- war and created so much anger and problems throughout the world that were totally unnecessary. -- it is face interview madeimperial power. -- it made us face imperial power. the government, the state is not the solution to every problem. the idea of entrepreneurs, the idea of technological change and the idea that people should make of a own decisions instead big nanny in washington, he stood for all those things. i agree with those things. that puts a plus in the plus column. he really needed to stand up for closing more deficits. ronald reagan's spent of time before 1980 as the greatest of deficitonent spending there ever was. he left a legacy of massive deficit that permitted his followers -- that was a historical, you know of enormous proportions. >> more from da
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 2:00pm EDT
to the president. we talked to the winners and why president obama should make it his priority. >> he was actually unemployed and going through the process of unemployment. i thought he would be a good subject to follow. i followed his life. >> at the time, i had a introduction to law course. there was a double standard for those under 18 years old and those over. . was into children's rights i realized we do not have a say in the creation of the debt, but we are going to just a -- we're going to take it off. -- pay it off. -- they were not very excited about the prospect. after i had explained it to them, they kind of caught on. while researching, we decided we should add high-speed rail. that was very important. >> more from the top three student winners on saturday morning. >> president obama is on a three-day trip to latin america. this morning in mexico city, he spoke for group of students. >> he spite all of the values that we should -- despite the values we share, our attitudes sometimes are trapped in old stereotypes. some americans always say to mexico is depicted in sensational headlines
NBC
Apr 29, 2013 7:00am PDT
. in it, he talks about daniel day lewis playing president obama in a movie. >> picking an actor to play obama, that was a challenge. who is a bomb ma? we don't know. i needed somebody who could dive in and become barak barak. as it turns out, the answer was in front of me all day lodge. daniel day lewis. >> was it hard playing obama? the medics were challenging, you wouldn't believe how long it takes to put these ears on in the morning. >> "30 rock another requests tracy morgan was tweeting he was asked to play joe biden. >>> internet gangster fried to dress up like this twitter bird and follow people to the potent of annoying. in some case, he was told to get the hashtag out of here. it racked up 6.7 million hits over the weekend. that would be alittle annoying. >>> a little girl at a drive 95 this zoo, turned into a debut with a camel. oh, oh. . >> you don't have any more, buddy. i don't have any more. [ laughter ] >> all right. guys. >> oh, he's coming with us. >> well, the girl's mom says the little girl is doing just fine. as for the camel, he may be a little less on boundaries the
MSNBC
May 3, 2013 6:00am PDT
. michelle, we'll start with you. president obama expressing confidence that gun control will get done. joe biden has a new offense in his pocket. joe manchin talking about a second effort. how does this happen? how does this get done? >> we'll look to see a major grassroots strategy. what we see happening, everyone who voted against it is suffering and they're going to continue to suffer. as you see parent and victims and anyone who has suffered because of gun violence in this country, they're going to go after members of congress who voted no and we'll see a critical mass and that is what will do the job. it's impossible to look at the images of all the people that have been slaughtered over the last few years in the united states and not say as a member of the american public, how could you vote no. >> kelly ayotte in new hampshire, she does this, she wants to hit every county in her state and no surprise that people from out of state came to speak to her, as well. here's part of her conversation from just a couple days ago from some people upset with her decision. take a listen. >> i re
CSPAN
Apr 27, 2013 6:15pm EDT
. obama is chatting with right now, you can see the president talking with ed henry, the white house correspondent for fox news, previously cnn, longtime viewers of the washington journal remember that for years ed henry did ourressional updates on morning program. that is the head table at the white house correspondents dinner. >> continued live coverage on c- span of the white house correspondent's dinner at the hilton hotel in dupont circle. this may be 7-8 blocks from the white house, just north of dupont circle which is about 21st street in washington. the white house is in the 1600 block. ,his is a tweet from g tweeting, dear people of washington, please eat a little faster. it is 1:59 a.m. in the uk and i just want to hear the speeches. ,ome of the guests attending mayor bloomberg, barbra streisand and kevin spacey. asaw kevin spacey earlier, lot of you criticizing c-span for not getting barbra streisand on camera. my guess is, we would have shown her if we had found her by now. i don't know if she's actually there. i think she is. michael j fox as a guest of nbc, along with m
CNN
May 3, 2013 2:00pm PDT
also tell you, so will obama care. so we have seen the tables set for 2014. >> if you talk to operatives this week, they point to the polling out there that seems to suggest that democrats who voted against this may be taking a hit. democrats who voted for it are doing better. mary landrieu being one of those down in louisiana. so we're back to looking at polling. >> and back to looking at regions. yes, it was partisan in the sense that four republicans voted for it and four democrats voted against it. but nonetheless, it had to do with region. i think we see that more and more when you watch the nra. there are pockets, and that's why it's such a difficult run in the house. because they're not running statewide. they're running in their districts, which can be very, very anti-any more gun control. >> and what about immigration? marko rubio was on the cover of "the national review." he's been taking a lot of heat from conservatives. could the boston bombing and that case have an impact? we've heard people say yes, it should be taken into consideration. will it have an impact
ABC
Apr 28, 2013 8:00am PDT
who have been killed, which is fairly small, is an issue for the administration. we're talking about weapons of mass destruction. this wasn't mass destruction. so, i think that's a game assad is playing that makes it more difficult for president obama. >> what would he would be hoping, congresswoman, he tries a few chemical weapons, america and the rest of the world doesn't respond, and that demoralizes the opposition. how far would you go to support more military action? >> no country in the region wants boots on the ground. we had king abdullah come to the united states, what he was asking for was help with a political situation, russia is in a position to help pressure assad, and i think that he has to go. i don't think there's any question about that. but, i think that all of these options have to be looked at, because the day after, the day after assad, is the day that these chemical weapons could be at risk, that if we don't address the growing sectarian that is there, and help the people who are more moderate, we could be in bigger, even bigger trouble the day after. >> i want
CSPAN
May 2, 2013 8:00pm EDT
of goldman sachs, talks about the u.s. economy, federal reserve monetary policy, and the european financial crisis. ofn an event on casualties sense. later a conference with president obama and the next -- the mexican presidents kenyan o. >>. -- pena niet the number of people applying for unemployment is lower. we talk with the wall street journal reporter, been councilman. now and smith joins us. his most recent book is "who stole the american dream? we will also take your calls, e- mails, and tweets. >> mrs. grant was also interesting. they had an extraordinary roller-coaster existence. for most of their lives, he was regarded as an abject failure, unable to provide for its family common and an end in almost no time, suddenly he was the most popular man in the country, the man who would save the union on the battlefield, and then president of the united states. >> to leo loved her time in the white house. she said it was like a bright and beautiful dream, the most wonderful time in my life government -- in my life, so i think that gives you an idea of how much she enjoyed being first lady
CSPAN
May 3, 2013 10:30pm EDT
of not talking to each other. i would argue what is frightening is exactly what had happened on obama's watch. we are learning -- losing sight of the threat. for god sake, how could we not know this guy was becoming radicalized when he was on the internet for the whole world to see? political correctness is going to get us all killed. [applause] if you're interacting with islamic websites, i do not mind it at the item knocks on the door and ask, what are you doing? wednesday night how many of you believed that benghazi has been swept under the rug? [applause] the reason we're not been a it be swept under the rug is because how many people have served in the military? raise your hand. god bless you all. there is a belief that no matter where you go, no matter how hard it might be, we have your back. we will not abandon you. after benghazi, people wondered about that. my goal is to let everyone and that military and foreign service and all those who defend this nation against evil to know that you will not be forgotten. you're going to be remembered. [applause] for those who allow this to happen, y
FOX News
Apr 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
will. >> the country will be a generous country. >> up close to president obama at 9:00 p.m. >> that's a good special. look at his face when high talked about the grand daughter. that is special. >> that is retirement for you. he's painting now and much more of that . the bush library opening its doors this week . the big celebration with george bush . jimmy cart yer bill clinton all there celebrating . watch that tonight and we get a behind the scenes look fory george bush. >> we haven't heard a lot from him. laying low and his approval ratings are up and doubling since leaving . that is one very, very nice thing to say about him. can't wait until 9:00. we'll get to the rest of the headlines and the plane landing gear fund found behind the controversial mosque site is a boeing 787. this serial number on the wreckage is not unique to the part or plane meaning that it probably can't be traced back to a pacific jet. they will begin to check for human remains on tuesday. justice stephen breyer is recovering after undergoing how oldir surge rye. investigators say he will make a full reco
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